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And then what happened?

Is there any story more fun to read – and to write – than a good crime story?

By Alicia Anstead, editor-in-chief | Published: September 22, 2015

Craft the perfect crime

While we don’t want you to commit a crime, we want your characters to. Read on to learn how to win $1,000 and publication in The Writer.

By Meredith Quinn, associate editor | Published: July 16, 2015

Meet our short story contest winner

This issue of The Writer includes a variety of voices from the world of writing, including our short story contest winner, Graydon Megan.

By Alicia Anstead, editor in chief | Published: June 20, 2015

Celebrating nature in writing

We hope you enjoy this issue’s stories about playwriting, role-playing, magical realism, the woes and wonders of a good editor, tips from paperback writers and much more about the life and craft of writers.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: March 17, 2015